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Full text of "Heber L. Crow, Jr. Obituary"

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FATHER AND SON ARE KILLED 



PROVO MAN 




Salt Laker Runs Car 

Truck Of Utah Centra I 
/ Transfer Company, 

H. L. CROW AND SMALL 

SON LOSE LIVES 



Complaint Issued Against 

Truck Driver For Leaving 

Car On Highway 

Two* were killed nnd three were 
Jured la a re»r-end auto collis- 
ion near the Point of Mountain 
Monday night shortly after 11 
o'clock. 

The dead: 

Helier L. Crow, 2-13 East Second 
South street. Salt Lake City. 
^Heber L. Crow, Jr., 3 years o* 
age. ..... . ,.,%"■' 

The Injured: 

Mrs. Heber L. Crow, broken jaw. 

Thomas Jones, transient, cuts 
about the face and throat. 

T. Ray Scott, 31 North Second 
West street, Prpvo, two fractured 
ribs and had bruises on the back. 

According to Sheriff J. D. Boyd, 
who, with Deputy Frank B. Roper, 
investigated the accident. Crow was 
driving his car south on his way 
to a '.lulling at ream in Utah county. 
A short distance east of the Mount 
Service Station on ■ the dugway 
around > the ' Point of Mountain, 
Crow ran his Nash car Into a truck 
belonging to the Utah Central 
Transfer company. The car was 
standing on the pared highway with 
all wheels except the right front 
on toe pavement. T. Kay Scott, 
driver 01 the truck, was sitting In 
the car, waiting for W. H. Bradford, 
one of the proprietors of I'tah Cen- 
tral Transfer company, who bad 
gone to the Mount Service station 
to fix a puncture. 

The engine of the Nash car was 
smashed into the back of the truck 
with such a force that it waa de- 
molished. Crow was killed instant- 
ly, his face being mashed by the 
back of the truck. The three-year- 
old ton of Mr. and Mrs. Crow, who 
was in the buck sent with bis moth- 
er, drinking soda water, died before 
be reached the Lehl hospital, of a 
fractured skull. Mrs. Crow was 
badly cut about the face and also 
sustained a broken Jaw, Jones, a 
transient who had been living at 
the Lincoln house In Salt Lake, sus- 
tained * cut* and bruises -about the 
face and hands. , 

The compact of tie collision was 
so great that Scott, who was sit- 
ting in the truck, was thrown 
through the windshield, fracturing 
two ribs and injuring bis back. 

Scott was removed to his home 
in this city, while Mrs. Crow and 
Jones were taken to the Lehl hos- 
pital. They were taken to Snlt 
Lake this afternoon: AM the In- 
jured will recover, according to re- 
ports irom the hospital. 

Searching into the car driven by 
Crow, Sheriff Boyd found five plnta 
of .moonshine whiskey and two 
pints partly filled. According to 
SherlffeBoyd, Crow's plaee was re- 
cently*padlocked in Salt Lake by 
federal protiteition agents. He had 
served a term In Leavenworth on n 
narcotic charge. 

ComplalntB were drawn up b? 
County Atferney I. B. Brockbank 
this afternoon against T. R. Scott 
for allowing the truck to remnln 
standing with three wheels on the 
pavement- The same truck was left 
standing on the highway near Lehl 
with nil four wheels on the pave- 
ment this morning. IT. C. Johnson 
of (he Wasatch For company, Suit 
Lake City, w»a forced; Into the truck 
according to officers of the county, 
with the reanlt that the radiator of 
big car waa demolished.